Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-293373

Description

Rolled fragment of wallpaper manufactured by Howell & Brothers, Philadelphia. The paper is roller-printed with a large, repeating stylized floral sprig in metallic gold, tan, brown, and pale green on peach ground. Manufacturer's name and pattern number 1250L printed in selvedge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"HOWELL & BROTHERS, 1250L" (printed)

Pattern No.

1250L

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Howell & Brothers (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

27 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1172

Places

Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Peach

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Sprig

Period/Style

Floral